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Durango Mountain Resort

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#1 Skier Place
Durango, CO 81301
Skiable Acres:
1,325 Acres
Vertical Drop:
2,029 feet
Summit Elevation:
10,822 Feet


Formerly known as Purgatory, Durango Mountain Resort is 25 miles north of Durango, Colorado. With 300 days of sunshine and 260 inches of snow annually, this is a slice of heaven with a western twist in Southwest Colorado.

Outdoor enthusiasts and modern day explorers still flock to the area to share in the beauty of its dramatic vistas and to experience all that the mountain has to offer including:

  • Two terrain parks
  • Children’s play park
  • NASTAR racing course
  • 85 trails
  • 1,200 acres of legendary terraced terrain
  • In the summer, Durango Mountain Resort is an endless backyard filled with exploration, relaxation and excitement. Featuring world-class mountain biking trails, hiking, camping and gold medal fishing waters.

    Hours + Prices


    Daily: 9am - 4pm
    Half Day: 12:30pm

    Early December to late March


    Mountain Stats

    Skiable Acres:
    1,325 Acres
    Average Snowfall:
    260 Inches
    21% Beginner, 46% Intermediate,
    33% Advanced/Expert
    Base Elevation:
    8,793 Feet
    Summit Elevation:
    10,822 Feet
    Vertical Drop:
    2,029 feet
    Lifts and Runs
    Lift Capacity:
    15,050 / Hr.
    Number of Lifts:
    10 Lifts
    Total Runs:
    85 Runs

    1 High Speed Six Person, 1 High Speed Quad,
    4 Triple Chairlifts, 3 Double Chairlifts, 1 Magic Carpet

    Terrain Park(s)
    Half Pipe

    2-Paradise Freestyle Arena
    Pitchfork Terrain Garden
    Divine Comedy

    Map + Directions

    Basic Directions

    From Durango:
    Head north on U.S. Highway 550 to Durango Resort. Durango Mountain Resort is approximately 23 miles from Durango

    From Montrose:
    Take U.S. Highway 550 south to Durango Resort. Durango Mountain Resort is about 82 miles from Montrose

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